Tag: Valley Baptist

Families urged to continue COVID precautions as children return to school

With children throughout the Rio Grande Valley returning to in-person classroom instruction, local healthcare providers are urging the community to continue to utilize best...

Never Forget: Residents climb stairs to remember 9/11

HARLINGEN — Veronica Olivares stepped forward, rang a bell mounted to a slim oak tree, and then climbed several flights of stairs to commemorate...

CDC offers tips on continuing to take precautions against COVID-19

As the numbers of patients hospitalized with severe cases of COVID-19 continue to drop throughout the Rio Grande Valley, local health experts are urging...

Military medical personnel helped bring cases under control

HARLINGEN — They deployed here in the heat of a crisis, and now soldiers and sailors from across the country are preparing to head...

Front line physician prepared for pandemic

HARLINGEN — He’s taken the road less traveled, and it’s paying off — for many. Dr. Christopher Romero is on the COVID-19 front lines at...

Spiritual communities show appreciation through “Adopt a Unit” program at VBMC

As teams at Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen continue to provide vital healthcare to their community during the COVID-19 pandemic, local spiritual organizations have banded...

Law enforcement recognizes health care workers during pandemic

A winding line of law enforcement vehicles blaring sirens and flashing lights led a caravan through the parking lots of five area hospitals on...

Standing Ready: COVID recovery centers open for patients

HARLINGEN — Last month, the Rio Grande Valley’s high rate of COVID-19 hospitalizations led state officials to build Texas’ largest recovery centers at Casa de...

Valley Baptist participating in clinical trials that may benefit COVID-19 patients

As health officials and local hospitals continue to manage an ongoing surge of COVID-19 patients, Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen is participating in a clinical...

Doctor: COVID causing strokes in younger population

HARLINGEN – The stroke incidents keep increasing, but the hospital visits keep falling. Since the COVID pandemic struck several months ago, hospitals have seen fewer...